Scientists have discovered a new variety of animal predators, whose ancient remains were recently unearthed during expeditions to a remote North Greenland high-Arctic zone.
Stanford researchers show that a person's hypnotizability can be changed, at least temporarily, using targeted electrical brain stimulation.
Scientist from the University of Florida have created laser scarecrows, offering a 21st-century solution to an ancient problem.
Scientists Have Detected Something Migrating Under Arctic Ice. Now They’re Worried About What May Happen If It Escapes.
Beneath permafrost on a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, scientists in Svalbard have detected something they say could potentially impact the environment if it escapes.
New research is revealing why some scientists are concerned about the long-term effects of increased marijuana use.
These Mysterious Sounds Have Baffled Scientists for Decades. Whatever is Causing Them Remains Unknown.
Mysterious sounds of unknown origin have persisted for decades, arousing the attention of scientists due to their perplexing—and often explosive—nature.
A quick top 5 list of some of our favorite stories, scientific movements, and technological developments from 2023.
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Scientists Locate Hidden ‘Alien’ World Previously Unknown to Science in One of Earth’s Most Extreme Regions
An ecosystem scientists are calling an “alien” environment has been revealed in one of the most remote and arid regions of the world, a discovery that could shed light on the origins of life on Earth and how exotic life forms on other planets may come to exist.
Researchers have built an artificial intelligence called Coscientist that can autonomously develop scientific research and experimentation.
Anthropologists studying a collection of ancient Scythian artifacts retrieved during excavations at sites in Ukraine have made a gruesome discovery.
NASA has released stunning new imagery of the ice giant Uranus captured by its premiere space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope.
Researchers Successfully Demonstrate Star Trek-Style ‘Teleportation’ Without Physically Sending Any Information
A team of researchers report the successful demonstration of Star Trek-style 'teleportation' without sending any actual information between the two parties.
Volcano Turns the Sky Red Over Southwest Iceland, Prompting Evacuations and Placing Officials on High Alert
The eruption of a volcano on southwest Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula sent plumes of ash into the sky on Monday, following several weeks of earthquakes that rocked the region.
More Than 23,000 Years Ago, Earliest Americans May Have Traveled “Ice Highways” Across Oceans to Reach North America
Researchers investigating how and when the first people arrived in North America are proposing that ancient travelers may have followed “ice highways” across the Pacific.
Study: Psychology Professor’s Relationship App Shows 80% Success Rate at Improving Romantic Relationships
A university professor and his former student have developed a smartphone-based relationship app that reportedly helped 80% of participants in a recent study improve their romantic relationships.
Researchers studying Rembrandt's "The Night Watch" say they have uncovered a mysterious, previously hidden layer underneath the painting.
Researchers in Australia are developing the world’s first supercomputer capable of simulating networks at a scale comparable to the human brain, which they say will be complete by next year.
Scientists Report First Spectrographic Analysis of “Ghosts” in New Study of Rare Atmospheric Phenomenon
Astronomers have successfully obtained spectroscopic data on a rare atmospheric phenomenon known as “ghosts,” according to new research.
Scientists in Germany report the discovery of a new plasma instability could potentially upend our current understanding of cosmic rays and their origins.
Government-Funded Study Explores Warp Drives as Means of Faster-Than-Light Communication through “Hyperwaves”
This government funded faster-than-light communication research using warp bubbles may be a key to develop FTL travel technology.
DOE Backs New Inertial Fusion Energy Research Initiative at New York’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $10 million to the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) at the University of Rochester as part of an initiative to stimulate research into inertial fusion energy (IFE).
New experiments to determine whether or not gravity is quantum in nature will involve levitating micro diamonds in a vacuum.
Physicists at Princeton University have reported the successful on-demand entanglement of individual molecules, according to new research.
These Strange Fossils, Once Believed to be Plants, Were Finally Identified. They Aren’t What Experts Thought They Were.
A curiosity found within a trove of ancient plant fossils from the Cretaceous period has been revealed to be something else entirely.
A breakthrough that could lead to sensitive new quantum sensors has been achieved by exploiting tiny flaws in diamond fragments.
An international collaboration has successfully demonstrated a compact particle accelerator capable of generating a 10 billion electron volt (10GeV) beam.
A rare transient luminous event was captured in imagery obtained during a recent experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
The World’s Largest, Most Advanced Experimental Fusion Reactor is Now Operational, Officials Announce
The largest and most advanced fusion reactor of its kind has commenced operations in Japan in a new cooperative effort between nations in the development of fusion energy.
Quantum materials present an enticing vision of a cleaner, more sustainable future. Innovative research is showing how they can be developed.
New study reveals volcanic eruptions and climate change played a role alongside the famed asteroid impact in the dinosaurs' extinction.
Breakthrough in Quantum Storage of Entangled Photons May Usher Age of Solid State-based Quantum Networks
Scientists report a breakthrough in the quantum storage of entangled photons at telecom wavelengths within a crystal, new research shows.
The future of planet Earth could be threatened if it were ever to have a close encounter with a rogue star, according to new research.
‘Magical’ Properties of Devil’s Church Cave, Used by Shamans and Healers For Centuries, Linked to Site’s Rare Acoustics
Researchers studying the supposed magical properties of Devil's Church cave in Finland say a resonance phenomenon may explain these beliefs.
A long-duration aerial mission soon to be carried out by NASA over Antarctica will launch stadium-sized craft in support of a series of record-breaking science missions, the agency announced this week.
Exploring Infant Consciousness Development: New Research Reveals Babies Likely Develop Consciousness in the Womb
Insights into infant consciousness development are showcased in new research that explores when and how awareness emerges in babies within the womb.
‘First Ever’ Experiments to Measure Theoretical ‘Quantum Flickering’ in an Empty Vacuum Slated for 2024
A consortium of German researchers aiming to be the first to measure quantum flickering directly say that their potentially groundbreaking experiments are finally ready to take place sometime in 2024.
NASA is gearing up for a new space biology research program, which the space agency says will advance its understanding of several areas of focus, including the ways lunar dust can affect animals and plants.
Middle Stone Age Discovery May Extend Earliest Use of This Ancient Wearable Technology as Far Back as 150,000 Years
Archaeologists report a remarkable discovery on South Africa’s Cape Coast that could upend our thinking about the earliest use of one of humankind’s oldest forms of wearable technology.
‘Vampire Star’ Discovery Reveals Triple Stellar Secret That Could Upend Our Theories of Star Evolution
New research has revealed an unusual “vampire star” discovery that could have a significant impact on our understanding of stellar formation.
An international team of scientists reports a breakthrough discovery pointing to the existence of a mysterious nitrogen-9 nucleus.
Scientists Studying Psychic Channeling Discover a “Complex Phenomenon That Deserves More Serious Study”
Scientists researching claims of psychic channeling say they found a complex phenomenon that deserves more serious study.
Department of Energy Constructing First-Ever Electron-Ion Collider to Explore the Building Blocks of Matter
The United States Department of Energy is Joining Forces with France's equivalent agency to build the first-ever Electron-Ion Collider.
Something “Peculiar” Was Tracked Over a Sunspot by Scientists for Several Days. Now They Have Revealed What It Was.
For more than a week, a team of astronomers watched something unusual after it appeared nearly 25,000 miles above a dark patch on the surface of the Sun.
Researchers studying Puerto Rico's first human occupation have found a mysterious drawing of an African lion inside an ancient cave.
4000-Year-Old Markings on Stone Hailed as ‘Europe’s Oldest Map’ May Lead Researchers to a Remarkable Discovery
An ancient stone covered in markings believed to represent the oldest map in Europe is revealing new secrets, according to findings that archaeologists believe could lead them to new ancient discoveries.
Eerie Glows and Electron Beams: What Were NASA’s ‘DISSIPATION’ and ‘BEAM-PIE’ Missions Investigating Over Remote Alaska?
NASA's DISSIPATION and BEAM-PIE missions recently launched a pair of rockets to investigate auroras and other phenomena over Alaska.
Shattering Dreams of a Scientific Breakthrough: Nature Retracts Room-Temperature Superconductivity Study Amidst Allegations of Misconduct
Nature retracts a major study on room-temperature superconductivity amid data manipulation allegations, halting a major breakthrough.
Clues to the Riddle of Planet Formation Are Revealed in Latest James Webb Space Telescope Breakthrough
A major discovery is offering clues to the mysterious formation of planets, thanks to new observations by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.
A new study involving questionnaires and brain scans claims that regular cannabis use increase feelings of empathy.